Don Quixote: A Novel

deKathy Acker

28 janvier 1994|
Don Quixote: A Novel de Kathy Acker
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Kathy Acker’sDon Quixote is an indomitable woman on a formidable quest: to become a knight and defeat the evil enchanters of modern America by pursuing “the most insane idea that any woman can think of. Which is to love.”

In this visionary world, Don Quixote journeys through American history to the final days of the Nixon administration, passing on the way through a New York reminiscent of pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg and a brutally defamiliarized contemporary London. Here transvestites who might play at being Nazis and beautiful she-males enact the rituals of courtly love. Presiding over this late-twentieth-centuryLeviathan is Thomas Hobbes–the Angel of Death.

Novelist and performance artist Kathy Acker (1948-1997) was among the most important postmodernist authors. Her twelve novels include Great Expectations, Blood and Guts in High School, Don Quixote, Empire of the Senseless, Kathy Goes to Haiti, and My Death My Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini. She also wrote the screenplay for the film Varie...
Titre :Don Quixote: A Novel
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :208 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :208 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Publié le :28 janvier 1994
Publié par :Grove/Atlantic
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780802131928

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